The Tennessee Institute of Public Health (TNIPH) is a partnership of public and private health agencies, organizations, and academic institutions established to maximize resources for the purpose of promoting health research, education, and service focused on improving the health of all Tennesseans.
With a Board of experts from across the state, TNIPH is housed at the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.
TNIPH is a lead statewide convener of organizations, agencies and groups to build and foster the collaborations necessary to improve the public’s health.
The mission of the TNIPH, as a free-standing independent entity, is to foster measurable improvements in the health and wellness of all Tennesseans through conducting and promoting statewide multi-sector initiatives, including data driven planning, health education and public awareness, and research and advocacy for effective health-related policy.
2012 County Profile Health Rankings Released
The University of Wisconsin, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released a report that details, state by state, the health status of each county in the United States of America, including details and rankings for each county in Tennessee. The profiles and health ranking for each county in Tennessee can be found at the following link: http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/tennessee. Other state profiles can be found at the following link: http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/.
TNIPH is a member of the National Network of Public Health Institute